The Masons' Most Worshipful Grand Master is murdered. His body, laid out in the ritualistic Chamber of Reflection at the Masonic Temple, is surrounded by centuries of secrets. Royal Newfoundland C
The Masons' Most Worshipful Grand Master is murdered. His body, laid out in the ritualistic Chamber of Reflection at the Masonic Temple, is surrounded by centuries of secrets. Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Staff Sergeant Nicholas Myra and Constable Donna Whiffen dig through thousands of years of history, secrets, scandals, and symbols in a hunt for the killer. Their search leads them back to the Temple of Solomon and the first Masonic murder. Rumours of hidden tunnels under churches and buildings in the centre of old St. John's lead to an unbelievable hunt for a treasure at the heart of the Ecclesiastical Circle?one which a lot of people would kill for. This is the historical backdrop to Helen C. Escott's engrossing and well—researched new novel, Operation Masonic. This gripping thriller is exceedingly clever and compellingly truthful. "The killer is always the one who is not getting what they want," Staff Sgt. Myra informs his team of investigators, "who must have what they can't have."
Helen C. Escott is an award-winning, bestselling Canadian author. Her crime thriller Operation Vanished was awarded a Silver Medal for Best Regional Fiction at the 24th annual Independent Publisher Book Awards. Operation Vanished is a mind-bending, sophisticated psychological crime thriller that will keep you guessing who the real killer is. In Operation Wormwood: The Reckoning, Escott?s main character, Sgt. Nick Myra, is back with a vengeance, and he is looking for blood. This roller coaster of a crime thriller is the explosive follow-up to the bestselling crime thriller Operation Wormwood, a finalist in the 2019 Arthur Ellis Awards for Best First Crime Novel. In addition to her fiction work, Escott is the author of In Search of Adventure: 70 Years of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Newfoundland and Labrador, culminating from two years of research and interviewing veterans to create this comprehensive collection of personal stories and history of this province. Her hysterical blog, I Am Funny Like That, was turned into a bestselling memoir. It is a collection of humorous stories about raising children, keeping a marriage together, working, cleaning, and life in general.
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